Tag: illegal narcotics

  • Covid piracy surge?

    by Theo Locherer The last quarterly report from the International Maritime Bureau shows the negative effects of the Covid-19 on maritime security. There tend to be significant upswings of piracy […]

  • WAF piracy: media to blame?

    West African piracy remains a threat but attacks are not becoming more frequent despite headline-grabbing abduction stories in the media. That is the view of Dirk Siebels, senior analyst at […]

  • Dover cocaine find

    About a tonne of cocaine with a street value of approximately £100m has been found hidden in a shipment of fruit. The Class A drug was found in pallets on […]

  • USCG offloads seized drugs

    MIAMI, United States (CMC) — The United States Coast Guard says that crew members from its Cutter Harriet Lane have offloaded about 12,100 pounds of cocaine and about 5,759 pounds […]

  • Royal Navy/USCG ops

    Two Royal Navy vessels helped the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy in seizing about six tonnes of cocaine over the past two weeks. The USCG cutter Harriet Lane […]

  • Pakistan drug haul

    Another week of significant drug seizures at sea. Pakistan Navy seizes 2000 KG of hashish near Pasni coast PASNI: Pakistan Navy in an offshore operation near Pasni in Balochistan, seized […]

  • Drugs, pirates & Venezuela

    Instability makes crime more attractive. “Pirates of the Caribbean” Operate in the Service of Drug Trafficking Between Venezuela and Trinidad The increase in maritime piracy between Trinidad and Venezuela, expressed in […]

  • CMF first haul of 2019

    More drugs removed from criminals. Combined Maritime Force conducts first seizure of illegal drugs in 2019 MORE success for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) frigate HMAS Ballarat as the ship […]

  • Hondura’s drug seizures

    The Honduran Armed Forces’ naval shield wrapped up 2018 with the largest seizure of the year. Honduran Naval Force Deals Blow to Narcotrafficking in 2018 Kay Valle/Diálogo In a naval […]

  • Libya drug seizure

    Drugs find in port. Custom authorities seize 8 tons of cannabis in port of Misurata Customs Authority in Misurata seized Sunday two containers packed with about 8 tons of cannabis […]